Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the lifetime achievement award to Carol Burnett at the 22nd Annual SAG Awards, simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 30 at 8p. Burnett is the 52 recipient of the honor.
Exits: Robert and Michelle King, creators, exec producers and showrunners for CBS’ The Good Wife, are leaving the show after the current seventh season. Additionally, contracts of many original cast members, including Julianna Margulies, are up at the end of this season. Exec producer Craig Turk is being eyed to take over as showrunner….After six […]
Lesli Linka Glatter (Mad Men) will direct the first two episodes of History’s upcoming drama Six, about a brotherhood of Navy SEAL Team Six warriors whose 2014 mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with the terrorists.
Megachurch drama Greenleaf launches with a two-night premiere on OWN Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25 at 10p, before settling into its regular Wednesday slot. The series from Craig Wright (Lost) and Lionsgate Television features the return to scripted television of Oprah Winfrey, also an exec producer.
Marilyn Manson has joined WGN America’s supernatural thriller Salem in a special guest starring role. The singer, who collaborated on the show’s opening title sequence, will play a barber/surgeon. Production on season three began Thursday in Shreveport, LA.
Original cast members from some of TV’s most iconic comedies will be on hand for NBC’s Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows, celebrating the sitcom director’s 1000th episode (for NBC’s Crowded). “The caliber of talent joining us to celebrate Jimmy’s accomplishments is a testament to his imprint in television history,” said Paul Telegdy, […]
HBO picked up The Deuce to series. Porn drama from David Simon, set in seedy Times Square circa the 1970s and 80s, stars James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Shonda Rhimes, Common and Norman Lear have joined forces as executive producers on America Divided, a documentary series ordered by EPIX. Created by Solly Granatstein, Lucian Read and Richard Rowley, each episode will focus on celebrities exploring inequality in the context of their own lives. To date, America Ferrera, Jesse William, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler […]
#NoBrainer: Spike TV renewed Lip Sync Battle for season three. “Lip Sync Battle is a multiplatform pop-culture phenomenon that has played an integral role in delivering a new and broader audience to Spike,” said Kevin Kay, net president, of Spike’s most-watched original series ever. The new season, taping later this year, will consist of 20 […]
FX’s Fargo was among the big TV winners at Sunday’s 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The series took home four trophies, followed by USA Network’s Mr. Robot with three wins. Here’s the complete list of television trophies from the event, which was simulcast on A&E, Lifetime and LMN: Best Comedy Series: Master of None Best […]